That is one other publish about going with the move. It’s possible you’ll keep in mind, I deliberate to exit and seize Milky Approach sky over the pink rocks of Sedona. My cloud app stated skies would clear. They did. Over my head. Sadly, to the south and west clouds lined my goal. So, pivot I did and tried a special plan.
Panoramic captures and processing
I moved to shoot the horizon as a panorama. In my head I modified to an artwork piece. The start begins with the seize. A panoramic head is useful in getting the photographs and having them mix collectively simpler within the software program.
Photoshop permits you to invoke a number of mapping strategies which may result in higher, or worse, stitching outcomes. I nearly at all times begin with the Auto choice. Many occasions it would return a wonderful end result. If the ensuing stitching is lower than passable it’s time to attempt some totally different settings.
Underneath the Auto setting you’ll discover extra tic containers. I normally begin with checking all of them. That led to the primary end result above. I used to be stunned on the final result as the photographs have been photographed with a panoramic head. Utilizing a panoramic head normally makes it straightforward for the software program to return a very good end result.
Redoing the Photomerge, this time with the Geometric Distortion field unchecked, I obtained the panoramic used to finish my picture.
However that led me to experiment with different mapping strategies. You possibly can see these experimental outcomes beneath. I extremely suggest getting in to your software program experimenting and taking part in. I do know I’ve discovered rather a lot simply by asking, “What if I did this? Or, that with varied settings?”
An artwork article follows
Keep tuned for 2 extra articles with this collection, all about photographing with a plan, however ending with a special end result. I pushed the photographs one step additional using Photoshop’s Mix Modes and textures to create a creative look.
Yours in Artistic Pictures, Bob